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Remembering Rooplo Kolhi

In Pakistan, history textbooks are not inclusive in the sense that they seldom mention non-Muslim freedom fighters. It seems that the writers of the books the country’s education departments approve…

What ails public-sector education?

I asked 12 year-old Sultan (pseudonym) to read from his Urdu textbook. He struggled to read a simple sentence (“more sher ki tarha jungle kaa badshah hai”). While he eventually…

Part II: Voice of Sindh

The eighth Ayaz Melo in Hyderabad, held from Dec 23 to Dec 25, presented over 20 sessions and gathered nearly 100 authors, intellectuals and poets from across Pakistan. Jami Chandio…

SLF – a celebration of Mohenjodaro

It has been exactly 100 years since the world came to know about the splendor of Mohenjodaro. Not that the Indus Valley civilization was not known to the world; it…

A Peek Into Sindh’s Rare History

A peek into Sindh’s rare history

The PPP government in Sindh has been severely criticised for its lack of good governance, corruption and a poor state of cleanliness in cities and towns across Sindh. Most of…